Aleksei Chernulich

My name is Aleksei, I am applied microeconomist and experimentalist with research interests in behavioral economics and finance. Currently, I am a Postdoctoral Associate in Economics at the Center for Behavioral Institutional Design at NYU Abu Dhabi (C-BID).
  • New York University Abu Dhabi
  • Building A5, Office 180A
  • 129188, Saadiyat Island
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Phone 0501701052
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Research Interests

  • Primary fields: Applied Microeconomics, Design of Experiments, Behavioural Economics and Finance
  • Secondary fields: Auction theory, Heterogeneous Agent Modelling, Macroeconomics


  • 2021 - to date Postdoctoral Associate, Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID), New York University Abu Dhabi
  • 2019 - 2021 Postdoctoral Associate, Division of Social Science, New York University Abu Dhabi (currently on leave)


  • 2014 - 2019 PhD in Economics, Department of Economics, UTS Business School, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • 2017 Visiting scholar, Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2012 - 2014 MA Degree in Economics, Department of Economics, European University at Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 2007 - 2012 Specialist Degree in Economics and Mathematics, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
  • 2010 - 2011 Student exchange program, Faculty of Economics and Business, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain



Working Papers

  • Entry and exit decisions under public and private information: An experiment (with Jean Paul Rabanal, John Horowitz, Olga A. Rud and Manizha Sharifova), Accepted subject to minor revision, Experimental Economics
  • Endogenous Tracking: Sorting and Peer Effects (with Romain Gauriot and Daehong Min), draft is available upon request
  • Tie-breaking information design: Transparency reduces revenue, draft is available upon request
    • Semantic Test of the "Forward Guidance" (with Mengheng Li and Eamon McGinn), draft is available upon request
      • A Natural Experiment on the Value of Strategic Unpredictability: Sign Stealing in Baseball (with Romain Gauriot and John Wooders), draft is available upon request

    Work in Progress

    • Testing Mixed-Strategy Equilibrium in Games (with Romain Gauriot and John Wooders)
      • Information Curse (with Olivier Bochet, Jeremy Laurent-Lucchetti, and Justin Leroux)
        • Crawler: An experiment (with Yuki Tamura)
        • Teaching Experience

          • 2019 Teaching Assistant (Principles of Microeconomics, Undergraduate Level, Coordinator: Lecturer Kentaro Tomoeda)
          • 2017 - 2018 Teaching Assistant (Intermediate Macroeconomics, Undergraduate Level, Coordinator: Associate Professor David Goldbaum)
          • 2016 Teaching Assistant (Mathematics for Economists, Ph.D. Level, Coordinator: Professor Mikhail Anufriev)


Last updated: September 28, 2021